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From Scholarship to Politics: A Conversation with Ukrainian MP Oleksandr Merezhko

March 5, 2024

Kennan Institute Director William E. Pomeranz sits down with former Fulbright Fellow Oleksandr Merezhko to learn more about Merezhko's journey from legal scholar to member of the Ukrainian Parliament. They also discuss the possibility of wartime elections, Ukraine’s anticorruption measures, and the vital role of US support for Ukraine during Russia’s ongoing invasion.

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Kennan Institute

The Kennan Institute is the premier US center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia, the Caucasus, and the surrounding region though research and exchange.  Read more